HLT37015 – Certificate III in Sterilisation Services

HLT37015 - Certificate III in Sterilisation Services

Introduction

HLT37015 – Certificate III in Sterilisation Services supports the professional development of sterilisation technicians of health care facilities. This is a nationally recognised qualification delivered online over six months. The course covers cleaning and disinfecting reusable medical devices, using chemicals, sterilising loads, and managing sterilised stock. It provides graduates with a nationally recognised qualification. The training combines online theoretical study, on-campus simulation lab sessions, and practical experience in the industry.

Course Start Dates

Melbourne (Heidelberg)

Blended Delivery

Jul 5, 2022
Sep 5, 2022
Oct 11, 2022
Dec 6, 2022
Jan 31, 2023
Mar 21, 2023
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Sydney (Parramatta)

Blended Delivery

Jul 5, 2022
Sep 5, 2022

Course Details

HLT37015 - Certificate III in Sterilisation Services

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CT : Credit Transfer

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Duration  : 26 weeks
Amount of Training :  430 Hours
AQF Level :3
Course Delivery : Blended
Campuses : Melbourne, Sydney, Perth
Organisation delivering the program :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
Organisation issuing certification :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
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  • 26 Weeks full time
  • Amount of Training is 430 Hours
  • Blended
  • Available to domestic students

14 units of competency are required for this qualification.

  • 10 core units
  • 4 elective units

CORE UNITS

CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTSTE001 Clean and disinfect reusable medical devices
HLTSTE002 Inspect and pack reusable medical devices
HLTSTE003 Sterilise loads
HLTSTE004 Manage sterile stock
HLTSTE005 Care for reusable medical devices
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely

ELECTIVE UNITS

HLTSTE006 Chemically disinfect reusable medical devices
BSBTEC201 Use business software applications
BSBTWK201 Work effectively with others
BSBPEF301 Develop personal work priorities

Career opportunities, include:

  • Sterilisation Technician
  • Sterilisation Assistant
  • Instrument Technician
  • Hospital pharmacy assistant

“This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding”

The total tuition cost for domestic students for the HLT37015 – Certificate III in Sterilisation Services is:

State Fees Funding
Victoria AUD $4500 Government subsidised: $0
Concession: $0
Western Australia AUD $4500 Government subsidised: $1,543.75
Concession: $460.75
New South Wales AUD $4500 No State Funding Available

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees.

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Melbourne (CBD) Campus
Level 5 & 6, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC – 3000, Australia
Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus
597-599, Upper Heidelberg Road, Heidelberg Heights, VIC – 3081, Australia
Perth Campus
Level 2, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia
Sydney Campus
Level 7, 33 Argyle Street, Parramatta, NSW – 2150, Australia

MODE OF DELIVERY

BLENDED DELIVERY:

20 contact hours per week will be delivered through synchronised Online learning which includes on- campus simulation based training and Professional experience placement.

Besides the above structured learning, students are advised that they will be required to do 10 hours per week of unstructured learning.

The blended delivery mode is only available to domestic students on selected campuses and subject to eligibility.

Students must meet additional requirements for Professional Experience Placements as required such as a clear police check,working with children check & immunisations.

*Please call your respective campus location for more details.

IHNA has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its ‘Application and Enrolment Procedure for VET Courses’ to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.

  • Applicants are required to be 18 years old and above
  • Successful completion of an ACSF test with demonstrated competence as per IHNA LLN requirements (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission)
  • It is also essential for students to possess basic computer skills

Additional requirements for Professional Experience Placement:

  • A satisfactory National Police Clearance / Australian Federal Police Clearance Certificate (AFP) / NCC will be required for all practical placements
  • Working with children check
  • IHNA highly recommends students to complete the immunisation process before the Professional Experience Placement start date as some facilities will not provide placement to student without Immunisation
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

While IHNA will work with you to make “reasonable adjustments” in the campus lab and classroom, there are work place practice conditions that occur in the workplace environment that are beyond IHNA’s control. Physical requirements like Strength, Mobility, Hearing, Vision and Communication are necessary to function in the healthcare facility and / or community setting. Students must be able to perform and complete course objectives and requirements with or without reasonable adjustments. Our courses cater to a range of candidates. The candidates are required to be physically fit to manage tasks.

If you have a disability or disorder or on any longer medications that will require reasonable adjustments to fulfill these requirements, then please declare in your course application.

The course is assessed using the following 3 methods.

  • Questions
  • Projects
  • Simulations

The questions or knowledge-based assessments are made up of a series of relevant short to medium length questions and multiple-choice options for learners to respond.

The projects assessments require learners to respond to relevant scenarios, case studies and tasks. These can include, writing short or medium length reports or proposals. Analysing data and preparing reports. Templates are provided to assist learners to write policies and produces. Composing appropriate business style emails, preparing notes for meetings, presentations and reflecting on the learning.

The simulation assessments are supervised, in-class or online (real time) simulated activities consisting of various methods. They may include the following: Group and individual projects, role plays, individual and group activities including presentations.

  1. Application: Submit your online application by clicking “Apply Now” on the top right corner of the course page.
  2. Interview: Once you’ve met IHNA’s eligibility criteria you will be contacted for an interview with an admissions consultant
  3. Offer Letter: If you’re successful with the interview you will be offered a place for the course as per the availability of each intake.
  4. Enrolment Fee: After signing the offer acceptance an invoice will be issued for the course. You may be eligible for government funding, so please call our team to know more.
  5. Confirmation of Admission: We will issue a conformation of admission once the enrolment fee has been received.

Call us on 1800 22 52 83 for any questions regarding your application.

Acknowledgement

HCI acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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